June 2017


Fourth of July Celebrations Around the Lake!

by The Laker

By Sarah Wright Happy Independence Day! The Fourth of July is one of the most popular times of year to be enjoying the Lakes Region. Everyone loves a good barbeque with family and friends, but the area also offers some of the best parades and fireworks shows around. Celebrate the birth of our country at […]

Strike Up the Band at Area Bandstand Concerts

by The Laker

    By Kathi Caldwell-Hopper They’re free and they’re fun. They provide a variety of music in the great outdoors where  everyone is welcome. “They” are the many community bandstand concerts that take place all over the Lakes Region each summer. Grab a lawn chair or blanket for seating/relaxing and sit back for some great […]

Lots Happening at Meredith Fine Craft Gallery-League of NH Craftsmen

by The Laker

  Don’t be a chicken! Stop by the Meredith Fine Craft Gallery – League of NH Craftsmen gallery for chicken-lovers exhibit, which runs from July 1-31. Titled Which Came First?, the exhibit is a collection of work by various League artists with a focus on chickens. There will be chickens featured in wall art, fiber […]

The Fascinating Libby Museum

by The Laker

By Kathi Caldwell-Hopper I’m in love with Dr. Libby. From the first time I saw his piercing, intense, dark-eyed gaze and fancy, artsy Victorian clothing, I have found him a fascinating person. I admire his wife, Mrs. (Hattie) Libby, as well. In an age when most women – especially in a small town in rural […]

5 Short Walks in the ‘Boros

by The Laker

Story & Photos by Barbara Neville Wilson Short on time? Short on stamina? But want a gorgeous view? Here are five short walks in the ‘Boros—Wolfeboro, Tuftonboro and Moultonboro—that fit the bill. None have to take longer than an hour, all are easily found, but each one makes you forget the hustle and bustle of […]

North East Motor Sports Museum Opened June 12

by The Laker

Story by Barbara Neville Wilson Photo courtesy of North East Motor Museum I relish the fresh asphalt underfoot when I shut the door to my car and I admire the fresh landscaping as I walk in the open door. There’s an air of expectation in everything from the bright colors of the street side sign […]

Off the Beaten Path Adventures

by The Laker

Day Tripping Story & Photos by Kathi Caldwell-Hopper On a recent springtime Sunday morning, I decided it was time for my annual share-some-unusual-places ride. It isn’t just any sort of ride that I write about every late May/early June. A few years ago, I decided I just had to share some of my most unknown […]

Glorious, Exciting Vintage Bikes!

by The Laker

Story by Barbara Neville Wilson Photo courtesy NHMS Here’s my little secret: I binge watched Amazon Prime’s Harley & the Davidsons this past winter. I loved peering over the show’s stars’ – Walter, Arthur and Bill – shoulders while they figured out how to mount engines on factory bike frames. I freeze-framed schematics, trying to […]

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